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Saving Children from a Life of Crime: Early Risk Factors and Effective Interventions

David P. Farrington and Brandon C. Welsh

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195304091
eISBN:
9780199944071
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304091.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

After decades of rigorous study in the United States and across the Western world, a great deal is known about the early risk factors for offending. High impulsiveness, low attainment, criminal ... More


Introduction: The Need for Early Prevention

David P. Farrington and Brandon C. Welsh

in Saving Children from a Life of Crime: Early Risk Factors and Effective Interventions

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195304091
eISBN:
9780199944071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304091.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This introductory chapter explains the theme of this volume, which is about saving children from a life of crime. This book aims to change national policies to focus on early childhood prevention ... More


International Crime: in Context and in Contrast

Adil Ahmad Haque

in The Structures of the Criminal Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199644315
eISBN:
9780191732249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644315.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Philosophy of Law

This chapter focuses on the structure of international crimes, which differs from the structure of national crimes in two important respects. First, international crimes typically include — in ... More


Situating the Immigration and Neighborhood Crime Relationship across Multiple Cities

María B. Vélez and Christopher J. Lyons

in Punishing Immigrants: Policy, Politics, and Injustice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814749029
eISBN:
9780814749043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814749029.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter explores whether the often-found negative relationship between recent immigration and neighborhood crime is limited to or enhanced in economically disadvantaged neighborhoods. It also ... More


The Eyes of the World Are upon Us: The Politics of Lynching

Mary-Elizabeth B. Murphy

in Jim Crow Capital: Women and Black Freedom Struggles in Washington, D.C., 1920-1945

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469646725
eISBN:
9781469646749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646725.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter analyses how black women living in Washington, D.C. in the 1920s and early 1930s worked hard to pass a federal anti-lynching law. Over a period of fifteen years, women employed a range ... More


Introduction

Hugo D. Lodge

in Blackstone’s Guide to The Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Act

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198844778
eISBN:
9780191932410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198844778.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Without the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Act 2018 (‘the 2018 Act’), the UK would not meet its international obligations post Brexit. Further, the 2018 Act gives the UK the means to take a ... More


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